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Routine Plumbing Maintenance and When to Call a Professional

Updated: Jul 19, 2023

Every homeowner knows that plumbing maintenance is crucial to keep your household running smoothly. Taking proper care of your plumbing can save you a lot of headaches (and money) in the long run.

While some homeowners may be handy enough to tackle minor plumbing issues themselves, there are some situations where it's best to call in a professional plumber. If you notice any signs of a burst water pipe, such as water stains on your walls or ceilings, it's important to act quickly and contact a reputable plumber like Mr Plumber.

Mr Plumber is a trusted plumbing service that specialises in plumbing maintenance and repairs. With years of experience in the industry, our team of licensed plumbers can help you keep your plumbing system in tip-top shape, from regular hot water system maintenance to emergency repairs for burst pipes.

Don't wait until a plumbing problem gets out of hand – contact Mr Plumber today at 1800 758 623 to schedule your routine plumbing maintenance and avoid costly repairs in the future.

Essential Plumbing Maintenance for a Healthy Home

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Trust in the expertise of Mr. Plumber: Your one-stop solution for preemptive plumbing maintenance, saving you time, money, and stress.

A professional plumber like Mr Plumber has the experience, knowledge, and tools to identify potential problems before they become major issues. Plus, hiring a professional can save you time, money, and stress in the long run. Here are some plumbing maintenance services Mr Plumber can do for you:

  • Regular Inspections: Plumbing systems are complex and require regular inspections to ensure they're functioning properly. We can inspect your plumbing system for leaks, corrosion, clogs, and other potential issues.

  • Hot Water System Maintenance: Regular hot water system maintenance can ensure your system is working efficiently and safely.

  • Drain Cleaning: Clogged drains can cause backups, water damage, and even health hazards. Having your drains cleaned professionally can prevent clogs and keep your plumbing system healthy.

  • Water Pressure Maintenance: Proper water pressure is essential for the efficient operation of your plumbing system. We can adjust your water pressure to ensure it's neither too high nor too low.

  • Leak Detection: Mr Plumber can easily identify and fix leaks before they become major issues.

Keep Your Home Warm with Hot Water System Maintenance

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A professional plumber can ensure that your hot water system is working safely and efficiently, which can prevent accidents and damage to your property.

During a hot water system maintenance service, Mr Plumber's licensed plumbers will check the thermostat, flush the tank, inspect the anode rod, and ensure the pressure relief valve is working correctly.

The benefits of regular hot water system maintenance include lower energy bills, a longer lifespan for your system, and improved safety. A professional plumber can ensure that your hot water system is working safely and efficiently, which can prevent accidents and damage to your property. Trust Mr Plumber to keep your hot water system functioning at its best with our reliable plumbing expertise.

Schedule a Hot Water System Service to Ensure Efficiency

If you haven't scheduled a hot water system service in the past year, it's time to do so. Regular maintenance can help you avoid costly repairs down the road, improve efficiency, and extend the lifespan of your system.

Mr Plumber's licensed plumbers have the experience and knowledge needed to perform a thorough hot water system service. Don't wait until you have a problem with your hot water system. Give Mr Plumber a call today and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with having a reliable and trustworthy plumbing expert on your side.

What to Do When You Have a Burst Water Pipe

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When a burst water pipe occurs, it is crucial to act quickly to prevent further damage.

Discovering a burst water pipe in your home can be a stressful experience, but knowing what to do in such a situation can save you time, money, and hassle. The best and most responsible option is to call a professional plumber like Mr Plumber, who has the experience and expertise to deal with burst water pipes effectively.

When a burst water pipe occurs, it is crucial to act quickly to prevent further damage. The first step is to shut off the main water supply to your home to stop the water flow. Next, turn off your home's electrical power supply to prevent any electrical hazards.

Once these initial steps have been taken, it's time to call a professional plumber. Attempting to repair the burst water pipe on your own can be dangerous and may lead to further damage, which will cost you more in repairs.

Mr Plumber’s licensed plumbers have the expertise to identify the cause of the burst water pipe and provide an effective solution to fix it. We use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to repair burst water pipes, ensuring the job is done correctly the first time.

How to Fix a Leaking Tap and Save Water

Here are a few steps you can take to fix a leaking tap:

  • Turn off the water supply to the tap.

  • Remove the tap handle to expose the valve.

  • Tighten the valve using pliers or an adjustable wrench.

  • Replace the washer if necessary.

  • Reassemble the tap.

Fixing a leaking tap may seem straightforward, but if you don't have the right tools or experience, it's easy to make mistakes that can lead to higher repair costs. That's why it's important to call in a professional like Mr Plumber.

Calling Mr Plumber is not just a great solution; it's also a cost-effective one. With Mr Plumber, you can trust that the job will be done right the first time, saving you time, money, and hassle.

Troubleshooting and Repairing a Leaking Toilet

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Don't let a leaking toilet ruin your home. Trust Mr. Plumber's expertise for a swift, effective, and long-lasting solution!

A leaking toilet can be a major nuisance, causing water wastage, mould growth, and even structural damage to your home. While fixing a leaking toilet may seem like a simple task, it's important to remember that it can also be a complex plumbing issue that requires the expertise of a professional.

Attempting to repair a leaking toilet on your own can be risky and may lead to further damage. If you're not familiar with the plumbing system, you may miss the root cause of the problem, which can result in recurring leaks and additional repair costs.

With Mr Plumber, you can trust that our licensed plumbers will identify the cause of the leaking toilet and provide an effective solution to fix it. We use the latest technology and techniques to repair and replace leaking toilets, ensuring a permanent solution.

Clearing Blocked Pipes for Better Water Flow

Blocked pipes can result from a variety of causes, such as the accumulation of debris like grease, hair, and food scraps in bathroom and kitchen drains. Tree roots may also invade pipes, leading to blockages and damage.

It's crucial to address blocked pipes as soon as possible to prevent further damage to your plumbing system and avoid costly repairs. Routine plumbing maintenance and cleaning can help to prevent blockages from happening in the first place.

Dealing with a Blocked Drain the Right Way

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Mr. Plumber: Using advanced technology for precise blockage detection and removal. Ready to respond 24/7 for all your plumbing needs.

When it comes to dealing with a blocked drain, Mr Plumber uses state-of-the-art technology to provide effective solutions without causing damage to your plumbing system. Rather than resorting to invasive methods like excavation our experienced plumbers use CCTV cameras to locate the blockage and hydro jets to remove it.

CCTV cameras allow our plumbers to inspect the inside of your pipes and identify the exact location and cause of the blockage. This method is far less invasive than traditional methods, and it enables our team to provide a more targeted and effective solution.

Once the blockage is located, we use hydro jets to remove it. Hydro jets use high-pressure water to break up and remove the blockage, flushing it out of your pipes and restoring the flow of water.

Mr Plumber is available 24/7 to help you when you need it most. Whether it's a leaking toilet, a burst water pipe, a backed-up drain, or a malfunctioning hot water system, our team of experienced plumbers is ready to respond to your emergency even outside business hours.

Reach Out to Mr Plumber for Scheduled Plumbing Maintenance

Prevent unexpected issues like a burst water pipe and leaking toilets by having regularly scheduled plumbing maintenance with Mr Plumber. We can conduct thorough inspections, as well as hot water system maintenance.

Mr Plumber can work with you to create a customised plumbing maintenance plan that fits your specific needs and budget. By scheduling routine plumbing maintenance with Mr Plumber, you can have peace of mind knowing that your plumbing system is in good hands.

Don't wait for a plumbing emergency to strike. Schedule your plumbing maintenance appointment with Mr Plumber today and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a well-maintained plumbing system!

What Do Maintenance Plumbers Do?

Maintenance plumbers like Mr Plumber are skilled professionals who perform routine inspections and maintenance on plumbing systems in residential and commercial properties. Some of the tasks that maintenance plumbers conduct include:

  • Checking and cleaning drains and pipes

  • Inspecting and repairing hot water systems

  • Checking for leaks and fixing them

  • Inspecting and repairing gas lines

  • Testing and maintaining backflow prevention devices

  • Checking and repairing toilets and taps

  • Conducting water quality tests

  • Inspecting and repairing water heaters

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